GILLIAM, Julius R., 61, of Smithfield, OH, went home to be with his Lord after a long and hard battle. He was surrounded by his family.
Julius was born to the late Henry L. Gilliam and Beverly A. Smith Hairston.
He is survived by a loving wife of 29 years, V. Lynnette Gilliam, his children; Russell (Deiona), Janelle, Julia, Justin, Vanessa, Shean (Jessica), Veronica and Edward, his mother; Beverly, 11 grandchildren, two great-grand children, two sisters, three brothers, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives.
Memorial Service will be held June 23, 2014, at 11 a.m., Shaffer Chapel, Bloomingdale, OH.